Mineral Owners Sue Over Bakken Flaring

Operators Might Be Forced To Pay Royalties on Flared Gas
Bakken Natural Gas Flaring

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North Dakota mineral owners have started filing class action lawsuits (10 to date) against oil and gas companies that are flaring gas produced from their property.

Roughly 30% or 300 mmcfd of the natural gas produced in North Dakota is flared. [Read more…]